SBI PO Syllabus

No doubt about the fact that SBI PO is a tough exam to crack. Each and every year, the numbers of aspirants are increasing at an enormous rate which makes it a big competition. With the security linked with the job, candidates are most of the time searching for a proper preparation plan so that they are able to crack the job with ease. 

This exam consists of a vast syllabus and especially for candidates who want to apply for the SBI PO. You need to have knowledge of the syllabus and be able to make section-wise detailed syllabus. 

There are three different phases of SBI PO:

  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Interview and group exercises

If you check the current scenario, you can find that most of the intelligent people who are willing to get a secured job are moving towards banking sectors. This is because of the huge opportunities that it can offer and most importantly, no doubt that as a PO of SBI it can become a secure choice. 

SBI is one of those banks that conduct the exam on its own, which is the SBI PO for the recruitment of Probationary officers. This takes candidates for the different branches who will be serving as the Assistant Manager upon completing the two years of the probation period. 

Exam Pattern for SBI PO Exam


SubjectQuestionsMarksTime Allotted
English3010020 Mins
Aptitude3520 Mins
Reasoning3520 Mins
Total1001 hour


SubjectQuestionsMarksTime Allotted
Objective Type
Reasoning and aptitude456060 Mins
Data analysis356045 Mins
Banking awareness/ Economy/General404035 Mins
English Language354040 Mins
Descriptive Test
English Language25030 Mins
Grand Total1572503.5 Hours